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Welcome to Polar Night Jazz

Welcome to Polar Night Jazz

18.09.2018

The Polar Night Jazz Festival is held in Saariselkä on 22.-25.11.2018. The festival will bring together some of the best Finnish jazz performers, young rising stars and local sami artists. The festival programme offers a variety of events, from dinner concerts in gourmet restaurants to more intimate gigs in the local chapel and a down-to-earth venue at a hut in the forest. This year Polar Night Jazz wants to support upcoming musicians and therefore the program is build up together with the famous Oulu Jazz Conservatory. The Northern Lights dancing in the skies and snow-covered trees will add to this unique experience in the Far North.

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Far in the North Inari-Saariselkä

In the far North of Finnish Lapland lies the popular resort of Inari-Saariselkä. The unique northern countryside, national parks, lake areas, rivers and highland fells offer a wealth of opportunities for year-round travel. In winter, the Northern Lights dance across the sky up to 200 days a year.

In summer, the midnight sun shines for two whole months in our region. The legendary Saariselkä is the northernmost travel destination in the European Union and boasts a variety of services. In Inari and other villages in the area, the Sami culture is still very much in evidence in everyday life. Here is where you find the genuine Lapland.

Saariselkä, Kiilopää

Saariselkä is in the far North, but still just a short flight from Helsinki. A wide range of accommodation options and other amenities are nearby, yet the peace of the wilderness is only a few steps away.

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Inari

The village parish of Inari is situated by the large, beautiful Lake Inarijärvi and boasts the second largest population in both the municipality and Sami culture. In addition to the many services on offer in Inari, visitors can familiarise themselves with the very roots of genuine Sami culture

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Ivalo

Ivalo offers a great array of services from fishing licences to an airport.

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Lemmenjoki

The village of Lemmenkylä is located right next to the largest national park in Finland. The well-marked hiking trails make it easy to get up close to the beautiful scenery that graces the national park. A river boat trip is also possible along the 70-kilometre River Lemmenjoki.

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Nellim

The village of Nellim is close to the Russian border, about 40 kilometres from Ivalo. Its location on the shores of Lake Inarijärvi guarantees great skiing and hiking grounds and a tremendous setting from which to observe the Northern Lights.

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Utsjoki

Utsjoki is the northernmost municipality of Finland, and the only such municipality with a Sami majority in the region. The parish village of Utsjoki is guarded by the holy Ailigas fell and the famous salmon-filled River Tenojoki.

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Nuorgam

Nuorgam is the northernmost village in Finland and the EU. It is located 500 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, near the Norwegian border. The most celebrated landmark of Nuorgam is the great and magnificent River Tenojoki, which is reputed to be the best salmon river in Europe.

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Sevettijärvi

Traditions des Sames skolts et paysages majestueux sur la route menant à la Norvège.

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Vuotso and Tankavaara

Visitors can experience the Sámi culture in the village of Vuotso and learn about Lappish gold history in the Gold Village and International Gold Museum in Tankavaara.

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Näätämö

In addition to being a lively border village, Näätämö is also one of the favourite spots for fishermen. Salmon, trout, grayling and whitefish are caught in the River Näätämöjoki.

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Karigasniemi and Kaamanen

An international village at the Norwegian boarder along the route to the North Cape.

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Northern Norway

Finnmark is situated north and east of northernmost Finland. From Finland you can cross the border to Norway in Karingasniemi, Utsjoki, Nuorgam and Näätämö.

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How to get there?

Inari-Saariselkä is far away in the North and yet just a few hours from southern Finland. You can fly to Lapland or make an unforgettable sightseeing tour to this Arctic area by rental car.

 

 

By car

Get to know the Inari-Saariselkä region and its magnificent scenery at your leisure. Far away in the North there is no such thing as rushing!

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By train and bus

The train will take you to Rovaniemi, where you will find numerous bus connections to Saariselkä and elsewhere in northern Lapland. Thanks to the well-run public transport you can even get as far as the Arctic Ocean!

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By air

Quickly reach your destination from Helsinki aboard Finnair or fly Norwegian. Charter flights from
UK and other European cities. From the airport there is  regular buss connection to and from each scheduled flight.

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Weekly activities

Enjoy the silence of the wilderness. Enjoy snow, nature and the thrill of speed. Enjoy togetherness, love carefree moments, learn something new and explore culture!

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Fine dining

Alternatives to Lapland classics in the modern kitchen.
Catering services and high-class entertainment also available.

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Experiences and insights

Sample the delights of the Arctic nature, the Northern Lights, the midnight sun and Sami culture… There is plenty to do and see in the Inari-Saariselkä region year-round.

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Accommodation

Whether you prefer to sleep under a duvet or a starry sky, there is a wide range of accommodation available, which can also cater for groups.

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Tourist information Saariselkä

Siula building/ Kelotie 1
FI-99830 SAARISELKÄ, FINLAND
tourist.info@saariselka.fi
Tel. +35840-168 7838